Scott Weaver, PhD, MS

Chair

  • 19926 Citations
  • 74 h-Index
1981 …2020

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Research Output

2019

Vector-borne transmission and evolution of Zika virus

Gutiérrez-Bugallo, G., Piedra, L. A., Rodriguez, M., Bisset, J. A., Lourenço-de-Oliveira, R., Weaver, S. C., Vasilakis, N. & Vega-Rúa, A., Apr 1 2019, In : Nature Ecology and Evolution. 3, 4, p. 561-569 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

17 Scopus citations

Vector competence: What has Zika virus taught us?

Azar, S. R. & Weaver, S. C., Sep 17 2019, In : Viruses. 11, 9, 867.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
7 Scopus citations
2018

African and asian zika virus isolates display phenotypic differences both in vitro and in vivo

Smith, D. R., Sprague, T. R., Hollidge, B. S., Valdez, S. M., Padilla, S. L., Bellanca, S. A., Golden, J. W., Coyne, S. R., Kulesh, D. A., Miller, L. J., Haddow, A. D., Koehler, J. W., Gromowski, G. D., Jarman, R. G., Alera, M. T. P., Yoon, I. K., Buathong, R., Lowen, R. G., Kane, C. D., Minogue, T. D. & 6 others, Bavari, S., Tesh, R. B., Weaver, S., Linthicum, K. J., Pitt, M. L. & Nasar, F., Jan 1 2018, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 98, 2, p. 432-444 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

An evolutionary NS1 mutation enhances Zika virus evasion of host interferon induction

Xia, H., Luo, H., Shan, C., Muruato, A. E., Nunes, B. T. D., Medeiros, D. B. A., Zou, J., Xie, X., Giraldo, M. I., Vasconcelos, P. F. C., Weaver, S. C., Wang, T., Rajsbaum, R. & Shi, P. Y., Dec 1 2018, In : Nature communications. 9, 1, 414.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

79 Scopus citations

A recombinant virus vaccine that protects against both Chikungunya and Zika virus infections

Chattopadhyay, A., Aguilar, P. V., Bopp, N. E., Yarovinsky, T. O., Weaver, S. C. & Rose, J. K., Jun 22 2018, In : Vaccine. 36, 27, p. 3894-3900 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

A Single-Dose Live-Attenuated Zika Virus Vaccine with Controlled Infection Rounds that Protects against Vertical Transmission

Xie, X., Kum, D. B., Xia, H., Luo, H., Shan, C., Zou, J., Muruato, A. E., Medeiros, D. B. A., Nunes, B. T. D., Dallmeier, K., Rossi, S. L., Weaver, S. C., Neyts, J., Wang, T., Vasconcelos, P. F. C. & Shi, P. Y., Oct 10 2018, In : Cell Host and Microbe. 24, 4, p. 487-499.e5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

A single-dose plasmid-launched live-attenuated Zika vaccine induces protective immunity

Zou, J., Xie, X., Luo, H., Shan, C., Muruato, A. E., Weaver, S. C., Wang, T. & Shi, P. Y., Oct 2018, In : EBioMedicine. 36, p. 92-102 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Bunyavirus taxonomy: Limitations and misconceptions associated with the current ictv criteria used for species demarcation

Blitvich, B. J., Beaty, B. J., Blair, C. D., Brault, A. C., Dobler, G., Drebot, M. A., Haddow, A. D., Kramer, L. D., LaBeaud, A. D., Monath, T. P., Mossel, E. C., Plante, K., Powers, A. M., Tesh, R. B., Turell, M. J., Vasilakis, N. & Weaver, S. C., 2018, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 99, 1, p. 11-16 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

8 Scopus citations

Can Zika virus antibodies cross-protect against dengue virus? – Authors' reply

Ribeiro, G. S., Kikuti, M., Tauro, L. B., Cardoso, C. W., Paploski, I. AD., Ko, A. I., Weaver, S., Reis, M. G. & Kitron, U., May 1 2018, In : The Lancet Global Health. 6, 5, p. e495

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

5 Scopus citations

Chikungunya Outbreak in Kedougou, Southeastern Senegal in 2009-2010

Sow, A., Faye, O., Diallo, M., Diallo, D., Chen, R., Faye, O., Diagne, C. T., Guerbois, M., Weidmann, M., Ndiaye, Y., Senghor, C. S., Faye, A., Diop, O. M., Sadio, B., Ndiaye, O., Watts, D., Hanley, K. A., Dia, A. T., Malvy, D., Weaver, S. C. & 1 others, Sall, A. A., Jan 1 2018, In : Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 5, 1, ofx259.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Chikungunya virus strains show lineage-specific variations in virulence and cross-protective ability in murine and nonhuman primate models

Langsjoen, R. M., Haller, S. L., Roy, C. J., Vinet-Oliphant, H., Bergren, N. A., Erasmus, J. H., Livengood, J. A., Powell, T. D., Weaver, S. C. & Rossi, S. L., Mar 1 2018, In : mBio. 9, 2, e02449-17.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Colonized sabethes cyaneus, a sylvatic new world mosquito species, shows a low vector competence for zika virus relative to aedes aegypti

Karna, A. K., Azar, S. R., Plante, J. A., Yun, R., Vasilakis, N., Weaver, S. C., Hansen, I. A. & Hanley, K. A., Aug 16 2018, In : Viruses. 10, 8, 434.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Diagnostic performance of commercial IgM and IgG enzyme-linked immunoassays (ELISAs) for diagnosis of Zika virus infection

Kikuti, M., Tauro, L. B., Moreira, P. S. S., Campos, G. S., Paploski, I. A. D., Weaver, S., Reis, M. G., Kitron, U. & Ribeiro, G. S., Jul 13 2018, In : Virology Journal. 15, 1, 108.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Does immunity after Zika virus infection cross-protect against dengue?

Salvador Arboviral Research Group, Feb 1 2018, In : The Lancet Global Health. 6, 2, p. e140-e141

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

27 Scopus citations

Ecological niche modeling of Aedes mosquito vectors of chikungunya virus in southeastern Senegal

Richman, R., Diallo, D., Diallo, M., Sall, A. A., Faye, O., Diagne, C. T., Dia, I., Weaver, S. C., Hanley, K. A. & Buenemann, M., Apr 19 2018, In : Parasites and Vectors. 11, 1, 255.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Epizootic outbreak of yellow fever virus and risk for human disease in salvador, Brazil

Paploski, I. A. D., Souza, R. L., Tauro, L. B., Cardoso, C. W., Mugabe, V. A., Alves, A. B. P. S., De Jesus Gomes, J., Kikuti, M., Campos, G. S., Sardi, S., Weaver, S., Reis, M. G., Kitron, U. & Ribeiro, G. S., Feb 20 2018, In : Annals of Internal Medicine. 168, 4, p. 301-302 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

9 Scopus citations

Experimental zika virus infection of neotropical primates

Vanchiere, J. A., Ruiz, J. C., Brady, A. G., Kuehl, T. J., Williams, L. E., Baze, W. B., Wilkerson, G. K., Nehete, P. N., McClure, G. B., Rogers, D. L., Rossi, S. L., Azar, S. R., Roundy, C. M., Weaver, S. C., Vasilakis, N., Simmons, J. H. & Abee, C. R., Jan 1 2018, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 98, 1, p. 173-177 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Human and equine infection with alphaviruses and flaviviruses in panamá during 2010: A cross-Sectional study of household contacts during an encephalitis outbreak

Carrera, J. P., Bagamian, K. H., Travassos Da Rosa, A., Wang, E., Beltran, D., Gundaker, N. D., Armien, B., Arroyo, G., Sosa, N., Pascale, J. M., Valderrama, A., Tesh, R. B., Vittor, A. Y. & Weaver, S. C., 2018, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 98, 6, p. 1798-1804 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

ICTV virus taxonomy profile: Togaviridae

ICTV Report Consortium, Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of General Virology. 99, 6, p. 761-762 2 p., 001072.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Large-scale complete-genome sequencing and phylodynamic analysis of eastern equine encephalitis virus reveals source-sink transmission dynamics in the United States

Tan, Y., Lam, T. T. Y., Heberlein-Larson, L. A., Smole, S. C., Auguste, A. J., Hennigan, S., Halpin, R. A., Fedorova, N., Puri, V., Stockwell, T. B., Shilts, M. H., Andreadis, T., Armstrong, P. M., Tesh, R. B., Weaver, S. C., Unnasch, T. R., Ciota, A. T., Kramer, L. D. & Das, S. R., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of virology. 92, 12, e00074-18.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Neutralizing Antibodies Inhibit Chikungunya Virus Budding at the Plasma Membrane

Jin, J., Galaz-Montoya, J. G., Sherman, M. B., Sun, S. Y., Goldsmith, C. S., O'Toole, E. T., Ackerman, L., Carlson, L. A., Weaver, S. C., Chiu, W. & Simmons, G., Sep 12 2018, In : Cell Host and Microbe. 24, 3, p. 417-428.e5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Novel insect-specific Eilat virus-based chimeric vaccine candidates provide durable, mono- and multivalent, single-dose protection against lethal alphavirus challenge

Erasmus, J. H., Seymour, R. L., Kaelber, J. T., Kim, D. Y., Leal, G., Sherman, M. B., Frolov, I., Chiu, W., Weaver, S. C. & Nasar, F., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of virology. 92, 4, e01274-17.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Prediction and prevention of urban arbovirus epidemics: A challenge for the global virology community

Weaver, S. C., Aug 2018, In : Antiviral research. 156, p. 80-84 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

17 Scopus citations
3 Scopus citations

Role of monkeys in the sylvatic cycle of chikungunya virus in Senegal

Althouse, B. M., Guerbois, M., Cummings, D. A. T., Diop, O. M., Faye, O., Faye, A., Diallo, D., Sadio, B. D., Sow, A., Faye, O., Sall, A. A., Diallo, M., Benefit, B., Simons, E., Watts, D. M., Weaver, S. C. & Hanley, K. A., Dec 1 2018, In : Nature communications. 9, 1, 1046.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

The reintroduction of DENV-2 in 2011 in Panama and subsequent outbreak characteristic

Díaz, Y., Cisneros, J., Guzmán, H., Cordoba, P., Carrera, J. P., Moreno, B., Chen, R., Mewa, J. C., García, L., Cerezo, L., da Rosa, A. T., Gundacker, N. D., Armién, B., Weaver, S. C., Vasilakis, N., López-Vergès, S. & Tesh, R., Jan 2018, In : Acta Tropica. 177, p. 58-65 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Zika, Chikungunya, and Other Emerging Vector-Borne Viral Diseases

Weaver, S. C., Charlier, C., Vasilakis, N. & Lecuit, M., Jan 29 2018, In : Annual review of medicine. 69, p. 395-408 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

79 Scopus citations

Zika, dengue and yellow fever viruses induce differential anti-viral immune responses in human monocytic and first trimester trophoblast cells

Luo, H., Winkelmann, E. R., Fernandez-Salas, I., Li, L., Mayer, S. V., Danis-Lozano, R., Sanchez-Casas, R. M., Vasilakis, N., Tesh, R., Barrett, A. D., Weaver, S. C. & Wang, T., Mar 2018, In : Antiviral research. 151, p. 55-62 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

ZIKV demonstrates minimal pathologic effects and mosquito infectivity in viremic cynomolgus macaques

Azar, S. R., Rossi, S. L., Haller, S. H., Yun, R., Huang, J. H., Plante, J. A., Zhou, J., Olano, J. P., Roundy, C. M., Hanley, K. A., Weaver, S. C. & Vasilakis, N., Nov 21 2018, In : Viruses. 10, 11, 661.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2017

A cDNA Clone-Launched Platform for High-Yield Production of Inactivated Zika Vaccine

Yang, Y., Shan, C., Zou, J., Muruato, A. E., Bruno, D. N., de Almeida Medeiros Daniele, B., Vasconcelos, P. F. C., Rossi, S., Weaver, S., Xie, X. & Shi, P-Y., Jan 4 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : EBioMedicine.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

A chikungunya fever vaccine utilizing an insect-specific virus platform

Erasmus, J. H., Auguste, A. J., Kaelber, J. T., Luo, H., Rossi, S. L., Fenton, K., Leal, G., Kim, D. Y., Chiu, W., Wang, T., Frolov, I., Nasar, F. & Weaver, S. C., Feb 1 2017, In : Nature Medicine. 23, 2, p. 192-199 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations

A live-attenuated Zika virus vaccine candidate induces sterilizing immunity in mouse models

Shan, C., Muruato, A. E., Nunes, B. T. D., Luo, H., Xie, X., Medeiros, D. B. A., Wakamiya, M., Tesh, R. B., Barrett, A. D., Wang, T., Weaver, S. C., Vasconcelos, P. F. C., Rossi, S. L. & Shi, P. Y., Jun 1 2017, In : Nature Medicine. 23, 6, p. 763-767 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

143 Scopus citations

Alphaviruses in Latin America and the introduction of chikungunya virus

Navarro, J. C., Carrera, J. P., Liria, J., Auguste, A. & Weaver, S. C., Jul 19 2017, Human Virology in Latin America: From Biology to Control. Springer International Publishing, p. 169-192 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 Scopus citations

A single-dose live-attenuated vaccine prevents Zika virus pregnancy transmission and testis damage

Shan, C., Muruato, A. E., Jagger, B. W., Richner, J., Nunes, B. T. D., Medeiros, D. B. A., Xie, X., Nunes, J. G. C., Morabito, K. M., Kong, W. P., Pierson, T. C., Barrett, A. D., Weaver, S. C., Rossi, S. L., Vasconcelos, P. F. C., Graham, B. S., Diamond, M. S. & Shi, P. Y., Dec 1 2017, In : Nature communications. 8, 1, 676.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

70 Scopus citations

Biotechnological applications of an insect-specific alphavirus

Erasmus, J. H. & Weaver, S. C., Dec 2017, In : DNA and Cell Biology. 36, 12, p. 1045-1049 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Differential vector competency of aedes albopictus populations from the Americas for Zika Virus

Azar, S. R., Roundy, C. M., Rossi, S. L., Huang, J. H., Leal, G., Yun, R., Fernandez-Salas, I., Vitek, C. J., Paploski, I. A. D., Stark, P. M., Vela, J., Debboun, M., Reyna, M., Kitron, U., Ribeiro, G. S., Hanley, K. A., Vasilakis, N. & Weaver, S. C., 2017, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 97, 2, p. 330-339 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations

Effect of an intervention in storm drains to prevent Aedes aegypti reproduction in Salvador, Brazil

Souza, R. L., Mugabe, V. A., Paploski, I. A. D., Rodrigues, M. S., Moreira, P. S. D. S., Nascimento, L. C. J., Roundy, C. M., Weaver, S. C., Reis, M. G., Kitron, U. & Ribeiro, G. S., Jul 11 2017, In : Parasites and Vectors. 10, 1, 328.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Emergence of epidemic zika virus transmission and congenital zika syndrome: Are recently evolved traits to blame?

Weaver, S. C., Jan 1 2017, In : mBio. 8, 1, e02063-16.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

26 Scopus citations

Enzootic circulation of chikungunya virus in East Africa: Serological evidence in non-human Kenyan primates

Eastwood, G., Sang, R. C., Guerbois, M., Taracha, E. L. N. & Weaver, S., Jan 1 2017, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 97, 5, p. 1399-1404 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Enzootic mosquito vector species at equine encephalitis transmission foci in the República de Panama

Torres, R., Samudio, R., Carrera, J. P., Young, J., Maârquez, R., Hurtado, L., Weaver, S., Chaves, L. F., Tesh, R. & Caâceres, L., Sep 2017, In : PloS one. 12, 9, e0185491.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Epidemic arboviral diseases: priorities for research and public health

Wilder-Smith, A., Gubler, D. J., Weaver, S. C., Monath, T. P., Heymann, D. L. & Scott, T. W., Mar 1 2017, In : The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 17, 3, p. e101-e106

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

169 Scopus citations

Evolution and spread of Venezuelan equine encephalitis complex alphavirus in the Americas

Forrester, N. L., Wertheim, J. O., Dugan, V. G., Auguste, A. J., Lin, D., Adams, A. P., Chen, R., Gorchakov, R., Leal, G., Estrada-Franco, J. G., Pandya, J., Halpin, R. A., Hari, K., Jain, R., Stockwell, T. B., Das, S. R., Wentworth, D. E., Smith, M. D., Kosakovsky Pond, S. L. & Weaver, S. C., Aug 2017, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 11, 8, e0005693.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Flavivirus transmission focusing on Zika

Vasilakis, N. & Weaver, S. C., Feb 1 2017, In : Current Opinion in Virology. 22, p. 30-35 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

43 Scopus citations

Functional Analysis of Glycosylation of Zika Virus Envelope Protein

Fontes-Garfias, C. R., Shan, C., Luo, H., Muruato, A. E., Medeiros, D. B. A., Mays, E., Xie, X., Zou, J., Roundy, C. M., Wakamiya, M., Rossi, S. L., Wang, T., Weaver, S. C. & Shi, P. Y., Oct 31 2017, In : Cell Reports. 21, 5, p. 1180-1190 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations

Host oxidative folding pathways offer novel anti-chikungunya virus drug targets with broad spectrum potential

Langsjoen, R., Auguste, A. J., Rossi, S., Roundy, C. M., Penate, H. N., Kastis, M., Schnizlein, M. K., Le, K. C., Haller, S. L., Chen, R., Watowich, S. & Weaver, S., Jul 1 2017, In : Antiviral Research. 143, p. 246-251 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Isolation and Characterization of Madariaga Virus from a Horse in Paraíba State, Brazil

Silva, M. L. C. R., Auguste, A. J., Terzian, A. C. B., Vedovello, D., Riet-Correa, F., Macário, V. M. K., Mourão, M. P. G., Ullmann, L. S., Araújo, J. P., Weaver, S. C. & Nogueira, M. L., Jun 2017, In : Transboundary and Emerging Diseases. 64, 3, p. 990-993 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
19 Scopus citations

Lack of evidence for Zika virus transmission by Culex mosquitoes

Roundy, C. M., Azar, S. R., Brault, A. C., Ebel, G. D., Failloux, A. B., Fernandez-Salas, I., Kitron, U., Kramer, L. D., Lourenço-de-Oliveira, R., Osorio, J. E., Paploski, I. D., Vazquez-Prokopec, G. M., Ribeiro, G. S., Ritchie, S. A., Tauro, L. B., Vasilakis, N. & Weaver, S. C., Oct 18 2017, In : Emerging microbes & infections. 6, 10, p. e90

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

15 Scopus citations

O’nyong-nyong fever: a neglected mosquito-borne viral disease

Rezza, G., Chen, R. & Weaver, S. C., Aug 18 2017, In : Pathogens and Global Health. 111, 6, p. 271-275 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

21 Scopus citations

Recombinant Isfahan virus and vesicular stomatitis virus vaccine vectors provide durable, multivalent, single-dose protection against lethal alphavirus challenge

Nasar, F., Matassov, D., Seymour, R. L., Latham, T., Gorchakov, R. V., Nowak, R. M., Leal, G., Hamm, S., Eldridge, J. H., Tesh, R. B., Clarke, D. K. & Weaver, S. C., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of virology. 91, 8, e01729-16.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations